Charters Towers, Queensland
Bushland, Queenton, 2013
|Population||1,702 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||Charters Towers Region|
The Great Northern railway passes through Queenton from the north-east to the south-west with Charters Towers railway station within the locality. The railway line forms both part of the locality's north-eastern boundary and also part of its western boundary. The Flinders Highway forms a part of the locality's eastern boundary.
The land is predominantly flat (approximately 300 metres above sea level), partly residential, partly old mine ruins, and partly undeveloped bushland.
Queenton State School opened on 13 July 1891 and closed on 1 September 1931.
Queenton has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Queenton (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 21 June 2016.
- "Queenton (entry 49632)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 21 June 2016.
- "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
- "Agency ID9190, Queenton State School". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
- "Signals, Crane and Subway, Charters Towers Railway Station (entry 602627)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
- "Charters Towers Gold Mine Shafts and Remains (entry 602221)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
- "Stone kerbing, channels and footbridges of Charters Towers (entry 602512)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 7 July 2013.